(410 ILCS 25/4)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 3714)
Illinois Accessibility Code.
The Capital Development Board shall adopt and
publish accessibility standards known as the Illinois Accessibility Code. With respect to public
facilities, the Code shall dictate minimum design, construction, and alteration
requirements to facilitate access to and use of the public facility by individuals with disabilities
. With respect
housing, the Code shall dictate minimum design and construction requirements to
facilitate access to and use of the common areas by individuals with disabilities and create a number of adaptable dwelling units in accordance with
The Code shall be adopted and revised in accordance
with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, the Capital Development Board shall begin the process of updating the 1997 Illinois Accessibility Code and shall model the updates on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. By no later than January 1, 2017, the Capital Development Board shall adopt and
publish the updated Illinois Accessibility Code. The updated Illinois Accessibility Code may be more stringent than the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and may identify specific standards. Beginning on January 1, 2017, if the ADA Standards for Accessible Design are updated, then the Capital Development Board shall update its accessibility standards, in keeping with the ADA Standards for Accessible Design, within 3 years after the ADA Standards for Accessible Design updates and shall adopt and publish an updated Illinois Accessibility Code.
The Capital Development Board may issue written interpretation of the Code
within 30 calendar days of receipt of a
written request unless a longer period is agreed to by the
parties. Interpretations issued under this Section are project specific and
do not constitute precedent for future or different circumstances.
(Source: P.A. 98-224, eff. 1-1-14; 99-61, eff. 7-16-15; 99-582, eff. 1-1-17